Novartis Settles False Claims Allegations For $642M

By John Wilkerson / July 6, 2020 at 6:06 PM
Novartis will pay $642 million in separate settlements with the HHS Inspector General over alleged violations of the False Claims Act, the IG announced Monday (July 6) . The company will pay $591 million to settle claims that it paid kickbacks to doctors to get them to prescribe several Novartis drugs. Novartis also agreed to strict limitations on speaker programs; the IG alleged that the kickbacks were paid in the form of honoraria to doctors for speaking at events under...

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